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    Yemen to Mosul, Trump's rocky start in the Middle East

    Yemen to Mosul, Trump's rocky start in the Middle East


    Donald Trump says he wants the US to "start winning wars again," but from Yemen to Mosul, he's had a rocky start in the Middle...

    Donald Trump says he wants the US to "start winning wars again," but from Yemen to Mosul, he's had a rocky start in the Middle East.
    Mosul: 112 bodies pulled from airstrike site

    Mosul: 112 bodies pulled from airstrike site


    Over the past three days, 112 bodies have been pulled from the site of a March 17 coalition airstrike in Mosul, senior Iraqi health official Ahmed Dubardani...

    Over the past three days, 112 bodies have been pulled from the site of a March 17 coalition airstrike in Mosul, senior Iraqi health official Ahmed Dubardani said.
    Did US airstrikes cause nearly 300 civilian deaths?

    Did US airstrikes cause nearly 300 civilian deaths?


    The US military is investigating whether it was responsible for the deaths of nearly 300 Syrian and Iraqi civilians in three different sets of airstrikes this...

    The US military is investigating whether it was responsible for the deaths of nearly 300 Syrian and Iraqi civilians in three different sets of airstrikes this month.
    ISIS: Raqqa residents must flee, then stay

    ISIS: Raqqa residents must flee, then stay


    Civilians in Raqqa faced uncertainty after ISIS ordered the evacuation of the Syrian city, and then rescinded the...

    Civilians in Raqqa faced uncertainty after ISIS ordered the evacuation of the Syrian city, and then rescinded the command.
    Yemen: 2 years on, 50,000 casualties

    Yemen: 2 years on, 50,000 casualties


    Two years on and the conflict in Yemen shows little signs of abating. A Saudi-led coalition of regional states and Houthi rebels continue to bombard one another, while terrorist groups operate unhindered -- leaving millions of civilians in the...

    Two years on and the conflict in Yemen shows little signs of abating. A Saudi-led coalition of regional states and Houthi rebels continue to bombard one another, while terrorist groups operate unhindered -- leaving millions of civilians in the crossfire.
    Mubarak walks free after six years

    Mubarak walks free after six years


    Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was freed Friday after a six-year imprisonment following his overthrow during the Arab...

    Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was freed Friday after a six-year imprisonment following his overthrow during the Arab Spring.
    Battle for key ISIS bastion to start in 'days'

    Battle for key ISIS bastion to start in 'days'


    The battle to recapture the ISIS de facto capital of Raqqa in Syria will begin in "days," France's defense minister said on...

    The battle to recapture the ISIS de facto capital of Raqqa in Syria will begin in "days," France's defense minister said on Friday.
    Israel: Arrest made over JCC bomb threats

    Israel: Arrest made over JCC bomb threats


    A Jewish teenager was arrested in connection with a series of bomb threats that have rattled Jewish institutions and community centers across the US and another countries, Israeli police said...

    A Jewish teenager was arrested in connection with a series of bomb threats that have rattled Jewish institutions and community centers across the US and another countries, Israeli police said Thursday.
    US: Defeating ISIS is top priority in ME

    US: Defeating ISIS is top priority in ME


    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that defeating ISIS would be the United States' top priority in the Middle East and hinted at establishing a safe zone for refugee...

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that defeating ISIS would be the United States' top priority in the Middle East and hinted at establishing a safe zone for refugee protection.
    Former FBI agent's family sues Iran

    Former FBI agent's family sues Iran


    The family of a former FBI agent who disappeared in Iran a decade ago is suing the country, according to court documents obtained by...

    The family of a former FBI agent who disappeared in Iran a decade ago is suing the country, according to court documents obtained by CNN.
    Clashes in Damascus after surprise assault

    Clashes in Damascus after surprise assault


    Syrian rebel groups launched a surprise attack on regime forces on the eastern outskirts of Damascus on Sunday, according to opposition groups, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and Syrian state...

    Syrian rebel groups launched a surprise attack on regime forces on the eastern outskirts of Damascus on Sunday, according to opposition groups, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and Syrian state media.
    Jesus tomb site re-opens after restoration

    Jesus tomb site re-opens after restoration


    It's one of Christianity's holiest sites -- the burial chamber where Jesus Christ is believed to have been entombed. Now following nine months of meticulous restoration, it's reopened to the...

    It's one of Christianity's holiest sites -- the burial chamber where Jesus Christ is believed to have been entombed. Now following nine months of meticulous restoration, it's reopened to the devoted.
    Are the Middle East and Asia growing closer?

    Are the Middle East and Asia growing closer?


    The Middle East and Asia are growing closer in the wake of US President Donald Trump's election, experts say, after a series of high-profile visits teased broader diplomatic and economic ties between the two...

    The Middle East and Asia are growing closer in the wake of US President Donald Trump's election, experts say, after a series of high-profile visits teased broader diplomatic and economic ties between the two regions.
    What makes the Arab world laugh?

    What makes the Arab world laugh?


    Manal Awad and Fadi Al Shehri are two stand-up comedians who are laughing through conflict. CNN meet up with them at the Yas Mall Arab Comedy...

    Manal Awad and Fadi Al Shehri are two stand-up comedians who are laughing through conflict. CNN meet up with them at the Yas Mall Arab Comedy Festival.
    What are Russia's objectives in Syria?

    What are Russia's objectives in Syria?


    CNN's Matthew Chance explains why Russia wants to maintain its strong presence in the Middle Eastern...

    CNN's Matthew Chance explains why Russia wants to maintain its strong presence in the Middle Eastern country.
    DiCaprio as a Persian poet? Sure, says Maz Jobrani

    DiCaprio as a Persian poet? Sure, says Maz Jobrani


    The Iranian-American comedian calls for more diversity in Hollywood -- something he's also written about in "I'm Not a Terrorist, But I've Played One On...

    The Iranian-American comedian calls for more diversity in Hollywood -- something he's also written about in "I'm Not a Terrorist, But I've Played One On TV."
    UK chose war 'before diplomacy' was exhausted

    UK chose war 'before diplomacy' was exhausted


    CNN's Becky Anderson dissects the findings of the Chilcot report with former U.S. Central Command adviser Ali Khedery and journalist Faisal Al...

    CNN's Becky Anderson dissects the findings of the Chilcot report with former U.S. Central Command adviser Ali Khedery and journalist Faisal Al Yafai.
    Aspiring star killed by ISIS

    Aspiring star killed by ISIS


    Iraq is mourning the death of "Adel Euro" who was killed in a Baghdad suicide blast on Sunday. At least 250 people lost their lives in the same...

    Iraq is mourning the death of "Adel Euro" who was killed in a Baghdad suicide blast on Sunday. At least 250 people lost their lives in the same attack.
    Arabs can't stop talking about this TV show

    Arabs can't stop talking about this TV show


    From terrorism to sectarian divides, "Seflie" is the most-watched television program in Saudi Arabia and tackles tough issues facing the Middle...

    From terrorism to sectarian divides, "Seflie" is the most-watched television program in Saudi Arabia and tackles tough issues facing the Middle East.
    Car bomb attacks hit shopping districts in Baghdad

    Car bomb attacks hit shopping districts in Baghdad


    Twin car bombings in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad have killed more than 120 people. CNN's Ben Wedeman...

    Twin car bombings in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad have killed more than 120 people. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.